Services for Chester Morris Clark, 73 of Rockdale are scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday, April 17, 2014 at Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home with burial at 2 p.m. in the Senterfitt Cemetery near Lometa.
Visitation was to be 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 16 Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home.
Mr. Clark died Tuesday, April 8, 2014 in Harris County after a fiery truck accident claimed his life.
He was born July 23, 1940 in Lometa to Rev. Chester and Beatrice (Harrison) Clark.
Mr. Clark attended school at Lometa and Brady.
He served in the U.S. Navy. On Nov. 22, 1958, he and Frances Lewis were married in Belton. They owned and operated the Frances Clark Trucking in Rockdale. He had driven trucks since he was 13 years old.
They moved from Belton to Rockdale 25 years ago to be closer to Doyle McCoy, an old and dear friend, who had trucks and equipment that Mr. Clark needed.
Mr. Clark attended the Davilla Assembly of God Church. When Mr. Clark had the time, he enjoyed camping and fishing and being with his family. He never turned anyone down needing help and he loved his little dog “Pretty Girl.”
He was preceded in death by his wife, Frances Ann Clark and his parents.
Survivors are his children, Donnie Clark, Teresa Clark and Bradley Clark, all of Rockdale; three brothers, Clois Clark of De Soto, Coney Clark and Tim Clark of Brady; two sisters, Shirley Ivey of Brady and Mertyal of Ripon, California; five grandchildren, Gary Davis and wife Clarissa of Heidenheimer, Donnie Clark, Jr. of Rockdale, Jeremy Driver and wife Catelynn of Lubbock, Chase Tessmer of Rockdale and Joey Clark of Rockdale; also 11 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Jeremy Driver, Donnie Clark, Jr., Chase Tessmer, Gary Davis, Ron McCoy and David Lehmann.